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Foundations: The End is Where We Begin Part 2

I did a wrap up blog post on the eighth class of the Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 series, where I showed all my trades which I placed while taking the Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 classes and writing the accompanying blogs. Therefore, it seemed prudent to stick with our philosophy […]

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Foundations: The End is Where We Begin

When I first started writing Stock Market Made Simple, and Foundations of Stock and Options blogs, my understanding of the stock market was passing at best. I had been around Tradesmart University off and on for years but failed to do any actual trading. I knew all the terms and keywords surrounding the stock market, […]

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Foundations: Support and Resistance a Framework for Trading

We first introduced you to support and resistance lines in our Stock Market Made Simple blog, which you can read here. Today, we are going to dive deeper by introducing you to technical analysis as it is taught in Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 Class 2.Technical analysis is the study of a stock’s […]

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Foundations: Breaking Down a Stock Chart

In our Stock Market Made Simple blog series, we introduced the concept of a stock chart and covered the information they provide to traders, which you can read here. Today, we are going to delve deeper into stock charts as it is taught in Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 Class 1.​What Is a […]

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Top 5 Favorite Candlestick Patterns

Since the beginning of TradeSmart, we have often been asked by students which candlestick patterns are the best? They may change the question around a little bit to which ones are the most reliable or is such and such pattern better than this pattern. Regardless of how the question is phrased, it always comes down […]

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7 Essential Trading Tools You Must Have

Stock and Option trading is exploding with popularity. Whether you want to make a little extra cash on the side or work towards a full-fledged retirement from your day job, it is easier than ever to become a trader. Below are seven essential trading tools you need to get started!1. Start with Education.​​​”An investment in […]

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TradeSmart Top 150 Best Stocks to Trade

One of the questions which we hear all the time at TradeSmart is “How do I find a good stock to trade?” Currently there are around 3600 stocks which you could trade in the marketplace which translate to a ton of opportunity: opportunity to make a good trade and unfortunately, opportunity to make a bad […]

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A Winning Formula

Trading, if approached incorrectly, can turn into a bad dream for many traders. The outcome for traders should be to get paid and make consistent money, but strangely many traders forget about this outcome and turn to trading for other reasons.At times anyone can have a big winning trade or even a few, just as […]

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The Map to Your Trading Journey

As a trader, your charting software is one of the most important tools you can use. At TradeSmart, we have been using Trade Navigator for a long time. Even though there are flashier versions of charting software out there, Trade Navigator is what we know and prefer. However, if you are starting your trading journey, you […]

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Do You Know What To Trade and Where To Trade? – Get Started Trading Series

​What Can You Trade?You want to get started trading in the stock market, but you are unsure of what to trade and how to know a good deal from a bad one. How do you know what companies or stocks to trade? These are great question and the perfect place to start. Before choosing a company […]

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